Author Archives: Kathleen Zimmerman

WSU Art Museum: Kathleen Zimmerman

I chose a book called Oodles of Doodles: and Assorted Sketcharoos by Tom Vandeusen. It stood out to me immediately because of how artistic it was. Although it is mainly a book of sketches there are text elements to the … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Kathleen Zimmerman

I was drawn to this type because it is about Pullman and because it uses both serif and san-serif fonts. This prohibition leaflet was made in 1936 by the Pullman Council for Social Betterment. It was printed with type rather … Continue reading

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Formstorming: Kathleen Zimmerman

I chose one of the Work-Clothes Quilt[s] by Mary Lee Bendolph. This quilt specifically stood out to me because of the rich blues contrasted with the bright red. It really looked like a piece of artwork to me. Formstorming is … Continue reading

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Organic/Geometric: Kathleen Zimmerman

  Tusk Conservation Awards logo caught my eye immediately. I really liked the bright colors as well as the redesign since it reminded me of the pattern project we just finished. The Tusk Conservation Awards gives their awards to those … Continue reading

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Color Interaction: Kathleen Zimmerman

  Color plays an important role in every aspect of our lives. I found a good example of an image that incorporates a lot of color. This is an image I took at a park about four years ago of … Continue reading

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Figure/Ground: Kathleen Zimmerman

In Graphic Design: The New Basics, we learned about the importance of working with figure and ground and how it can add interest to a composition. Figure is the main subject while ground is the area surrounding the subject. In … Continue reading

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Pattern and Texture: Kathleen Zimmerman

  Repeating waves in this image make the composition a pattern. A pattern is the repeating of individual components to make a whole. The repetition of individual components creates an image which looks cohesive. In this image, the waves are … Continue reading

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